An illustrated encyclopedia with more than 900 photographs and illustrations
This fully illustrated reference book charts the history of aviation, from the pioneering achievements in aeroplane development of the early 20th century, to the powerful and lethal jet fighters used in the world wars, and the jumbo commercial crafts familiar to travellers today. The first half of the book contains chapters covering Early Fighters, the Role of the Fighter and Bomber, Military Aircraft, Civil Aircraft and Specilized Aircraft. The entry for each plane is accompanied by detailed specifications, stunning drawings and historical photographs. The informed and accessible text, accompanied by colour pictures that bring each craft to life, make this an essential read for any aircraft enthusiast. THEWORLD
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